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[kom-uh-shoo r, -shur] /ˈkɒm əˌʃʊər, -ˌʃɜr/

a joint; seam; suture.
Botany. the joint or face by which one carpel coheres with another.
Anatomy, Zoology. a connecting band of nerve fiber, especially one joining the right and left sides of the brain or spinal cord.
a band of tissue linking two parts or organs, such as the nervous tissue connecting the right and left sides of the brain in vertebrates
any of various joints between parts, as between the carpels, leaf lobes, etc, of a plant

commissure com·mis·sure (kŏm’ə-shur’)

com’mis·su’ral adj.


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